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Major Transitions

Dwight D. Eisenhower, official White House portrait. Image thanks to Wikipedia.

The year 1953 was an eventful one as with most of the years ushering in the Baby Boomer generation.  Dwight D. Eisenhower was inaugurated as President of the United States of America, with Richard Nixon as his Vice President.  While there was a flaming Mau Mau uprising in the African colony of Kenya, most of Americans’ newfound joy, the television set, were tuned to “I Love Lucy,” the first real American sitcom. Continue reading